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  • Torpedo, νάρκη, Torpedo marmorata and allied species: E12 bis, E24, E27
  • Tunny, see salt-fish.
  • Turnip, γογγυλίς, Brassica Rapa: E40
  • Turtle-dove, τρυγών, Turtur communis: E41
  • Vetch, ὄροβος, Vicia ervilia: C20, D17 quater, E1 bis, E12 bis, E23
  • Water parsnip, σίον, Sium angustifolium: C47
  • Wax-salves, κήρωμα: F9, F15, F33
  • Weever, δράκων, Trachinus draco and allied species: E21, E22, E30
  • Wheat, πυρός, Triticum vulgare: A44, E20, E22, E25, E30, F53
  • Wheat flour, σεμίδαλις: F53
  • Wheat-meal, ἄλευρον (=πύρινον ἄλφιτον): A52, F53
  • Whey, ὀρός: A30, C12, C13, C38, C40, C51, C55, C66, C68, C70, C73, E6, E13, E16, E41, E48. See also goat’s whey.
  • Wild purslane, πέπλιον, Eurphorbia Peplis; cf. Dioscurides 4.168: E7, E10
  • Wine, οἶνος: passim, e.g. Coan E25, E30; Mendean E13, E16, E17, E18, E24; Thasian D17; Toronian C47
  • Wine lees, burnt, τρὺξ οἰνηρὴ κεκαυμένη, acid potassium tartrate obtained by burning the matter deposited on the bottom and sides of wine-vats: C13
  • Woad, ἰσάτις, Isatis tinctoria: A38
  • Woman’s milk, γάλα: D2
  • Wormwood, ἀψίνθιον, Artemisia Absinthium: D11, E52
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Greek Names of Foods and Drugs Included in Index
ἀβρότονονSouthernwood
ἄγνοςChaste-tree
ἀδίαντονMaiden-hair
αἴγειον κρέαςGoat
αἴγειος τυρόςGoat’s cheese
αἰγὸς γάλαGoat’s milk
αἰγὸς κέραςGoat’s horn
αἰγὸς ὀρόςGoat’s whey
ἀκαλήφηStinging-nettle
ἀκτῆElder
ἀλεκτρυώνFowl
ἄλευρονMeal(wheat)
ἄλητονFlour
ἅλυηBrine
ἅλςSalt
ἄλφιτονMeal(barley)
ἄμπελοςGrape-vine
ἀμυγδάληAlmond
ἄνηθονDill
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